- Morphology General Habit
- Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms 1000-1400 cm long; 80 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; thin-walled; 14-32 cm long; mid-green and yellow; striped. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement many. Culm-sheaths deciduous; hispid; with tawny hairs; truncate at apex, or convex at apex; without auricles; glabrous on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule 8 mm high; dentate. Culm-sheath blade lanceolate, or narrowly ovate, or triangular; erect, or reflexed; pubescent. Leaves cauline; 4-6 per branch. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 1.5 mm long. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base cuneate; asymmetrical; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 16-25 cm long; 25-40 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation with 18-22 secondary veins; with distinct cross veins. Leaf-blade surface glabrous.
- Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
- Flowering specimens unknown.
- Asia-temperate: China.
- Bambuseae. Lin 2011.
First published in J. Trop. Subtrop. Bot. 17: 352 (2009)
- Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.
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